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Command Line Tool Support: Tool Settings

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The dialog is available only when the Command Line Tool Support plugin is installed and enabled as described in Installing, Updating and Uninstalling Repository Plugins and Enabling and Disabling Plugins.


The dialog box opens when you click /help/img/idea/2017.2/new.png on the Command Line Tool Support and choose Custom Tool in the Choose Tool to Add dialog box.

ItemDescription
Tool Name Specify the name of your custom tool.
Tool path Specify the location of the tool definition .xml file. See How do I define my own command line tool?.
Alias Type the character string to use in command calls instead of the full path to the tool.
Description Provide a brief explanation of the tool functionality.
Last modified: 26 October 2017

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